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beg

verb [I/T]  /beɡ/ (-gg-) us  
to ask for money, or to ask someone to do something in an urgent way: [I] There are a lot of homeless people begging on the streets these days. [T] Is your child begging you for a skateboard? If a dog begs, it sits with its front legs in the air as if to ask for something.
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